Unidad 5, Etapa 3 Preterite Quiz

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Spanish II preterite Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Yo _______ una hamburgues

    • A.

      Comí

    • B.

      Comé

    • C.

      Comó

    • D.

      Comá

    Correct Answer
    A. Comí
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "comí." This is the correct conjugation of the verb "comer" in the first person singular form in the past tense. It means "I ate" in English.

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  • 2. 

    Marco y Sofía _______ ayer.

    • A.

      Habló

    • B.

      Hablamos

    • C.

      Hablaron

    • D.

      Hablé

    Correct Answer
    C. Hablaron
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "hablaron" because the subject of the sentence, Marco y Sofía, is plural. In Spanish, when the subject is plural, the verb needs to agree in number and be in the third person plural form. "Hablaron" is the third person plural form of the verb "hablar" in the preterite tense, which is used to indicate actions that were completed in the past.

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  • 3. 

    Los maestros y yo ______________ la lección

    • A.

      Terminaron

    • B.

      Terminé

    • C.

      Terminaste

    • D.

      Terminamos

    Correct Answer
    D. Terminamos
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "terminamos". In this sentence, "terminamos" is the correct form of the verb "terminar" in the first person plural (we) form. It means "we finished" or "we ended." The other options are the conjugations of "terminar" in different forms (I finished, you finished, they finished), but they do not match the subject of the sentence, which is "los maestros y yo" (the teachers and I).

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  • 4. 

    Tú ________ el maratón.

    • A.

      Corrí

    • B.

      Corriste

    • C.

      Corrió

    • D.

      Corrieron

    Correct Answer
    B. Corriste
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "corriste" because it is the conjugated form of the verb "correr" (to run) in the second person singular (you).

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  • 5. 

    La semana pasada, mi familia ______________ en la fiesta.

    • A.

      Bailaron

    • B.

      Balié

    • C.

      Bailó

    • D.

      Bailaste

    Correct Answer
    C. Bailó
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "bailó". In the sentence, "La semana pasada, mi familia bailó en la fiesta," the verb "bailó" is conjugated in the third person singular form to agree with the subject "mi familia." This means that the family danced at the party last week.

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  • 6. 

    I wrote

    • A.

      Escribí

    • B.

      Escribió

    • C.

      Escribé

    • D.

      Escribiste

    Correct Answer
    A. Escribí
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "escribí" because it is the correct conjugation of the verb "escribir" in the first person singular form in the past tense.

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  • 7. 

    You (formal) worked

    • A.

      Trabajaste

    • B.

      Trabajó

    • C.

      Trabajé

    • D.

      Trabajamos

    Correct Answer
    B. Trabajó
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "trabajó" because it is the conjugation of the verb "trabajar" in the third person singular form. This form is used when referring to someone who is not the speaker or the person being spoken to, in a formal context.

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  • 8. 

    They ate lunch

    • A.

      Almorcé

    • B.

      Almorzamos

    • C.

      Almorzaron

    • D.

      Almorzaste

    Correct Answer
    C. Almorzaron
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "almorzaron" because it is the past tense form of the verb "almorzar" (to have lunch) in the third person plural. This means that a group of people, not specified in the question, had lunch.

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  • 9. 

    Ella ________ deportes.

    • A.

      Practiqué

    • B.

      Practicamos

    • C.

      Practicaste

    • D.

      Practicó

    Correct Answer
    D. Practicó
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "practicó" because the verb "practicó" agrees with the subject "Ella" in the third person singular form.

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  • 10. 

    Los niños ____________ comprar algo interestante.

    • A.

      Compraron

    • B.

      Compró

    • C.

      Compramos

    • D.

      Compré

    Correct Answer
    A. Compraron
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "compraron." This is the correct conjugation of the verb "comprar" in the past tense for the subject "los niños," which means "the children" in English.

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  • 11. 

    Yo: comer

    Correct Answer
    Yo comí
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Yo comí" because "comí" is the past tense conjugation of the verb "comer" (to eat) for the first-person singular pronoun "yo" (I).

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  • 12. 

    Los doctores; trabajar

    Correct Answer
    Los doctores trabajaron
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Los doctores trabajaron" because it is the correct past tense form of the sentence "Los doctores trabajar" which means "The doctors work". The addition of the suffix "-aron" indicates that the action of working has already happened in the past.

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  • 13. 

    Mariana: tomar la leche

    Correct Answer
    Mariana tomó la leche
    Explanation
    The given correct answer "Mariana tomó la leche" is the correct conjugation of the verb "tomar" (to drink) in the past tense. The subject "Mariana" is conjugated with the third person singular pronoun "tomó" (she drank). The direct object "la leche" (the milk) is included in the sentence, indicating what Mariana drank. Overall, the answer correctly expresses the action of Mariana drinking the milk in the past.

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  • 14. 

    Mi padre: abrir el paquete

    Correct Answer
    Mi padre abrió el paquete
    Explanation
    The given answer "Mi padre abrió el paquete" is the correct translation of the sentence "Mi padre: abrir el paquete" from Spanish to English. It means "My father opened the package" in English. The verb "abrir" means "to open" and the word "el paquete" translates to "the package". Therefore, the correct answer accurately conveys the action of the father opening the package.

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  • 15. 

    Mi madre; limpiar la sala

    Correct Answer
    Mi madre limpió la sala
    Explanation
    The given answer "Mi madre limpió la sala" is correct because it accurately translates to "My mother cleaned the living room" in English. The original phrase "Mi madre; limpiar la sala" suggests that the action of cleaning the living room was performed by the subject "my mother" in the past. The verb "limpió" is the past tense form of the verb "limpiar" which means "to clean". Therefore, the correct translation is "Mi madre limpió la sala".

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  • 16. 

    Nosotros; llegar tarde

    Correct Answer
    Nosotros llegamos tarde
    Explanation
    The given correct answer "Nosotros llegamos tarde" translates to "We arrive late" in English. The verb "llegar" means "to arrive" and is conjugated to match the subject "nosotros" which means "we". The word "tarde" means "late". Therefore, the sentence means that "we" (referring to a group of people) arrive late.

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  • 17. 

    Tú; empezar a leer

    Correct Answer
    Tú empezaste a leer
    Explanation
    The given answer "Tú empezaste a leer" is the correct translation of "You started to read" in Spanish. It correctly uses the second person singular form of the verb "empezar" (to start) and the past tense form "empezaste" to match the subject "tú" (you). The phrase "a leer" means "to read" and completes the sentence.

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  • 18. 

    Todos: cenar

    Correct Answer
    Todos cenaron
    Explanation
    The given answer "Todos cenaron" is the correct translation of the phrase "Todos: cenar" from Spanish to English. In Spanish, the verb "cenar" means "to have dinner," and the word "todos" translates to "everyone" or "all." Therefore, "Todos cenaron" accurately conveys the meaning that "everyone had dinner."

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  • 19. 

    Sofía y tú; bailar

    Correct Answer
    Sofía y tú bailaron
    Explanation
    The given sentence "Sofía y tú bailaron" is in the past tense and it means "Sofía and you danced". "Bailaron" is the past tense form of the verb "bailar" (to dance) which agrees with the subject "Sofía y tú" (Sofía and you).

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  • 20. 

    Luis; jugar al baloncesto

    Correct Answer
    Luis jugó al baloncesto
    Explanation
    The given statement "Luis; jugar al baloncesto" indicates that Luis likes to play basketball. The second statement "Luis jugó al baloncesto" confirms that Luis actually played basketball. Therefore, the answer "Luis jugó al baloncesto" is correct as it accurately reflects the information provided in the initial statements.

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  • 21. 

    Roberto: comprar

    Correct Answer
    Roberto compró
    Explanation
    The given correct answer, "Roberto compró," is the correct conjugation of the verb "comprar" (to buy) in the past tense for the subject "Roberto." The verb "compró" agrees with the subject in both gender and number.

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  • 22. 

    Mi abuelo; cantar

    Correct Answer
    Mi abuelo cantó
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Mi abuelo cantó" because it is the correct conjugation of the verb "cantar" (to sing) in the past tense for the subject "Mi abuelo" (my grandfather). This sentence indicates that my grandfather sang at some point in the past.

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  • 23. 

    Mi abuelo y su esposa: bailar

    Correct Answer
    Mi abuelo y su esposa bailaron
    Explanation
    The given sentence "Mi abuelo y su esposa bailaron" is the correct answer because it is in the past tense and agrees with the subject "Mi abuelo y su esposa" (My grandfather and his wife). The verb "bailaron" (danced) is conjugated correctly to match the plural subject.

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  • 24. 

    Andrés;nadar

    Correct Answer
    Andrés nadó
    Explanation
    The given answer "Andrés nadó" is the correct translation of the phrase "Andrénadar" from Spanish to English. The phrase "Andrénadar" is a combination of two words "Andrés" (a name) and "nadar" (meaning "to swim" in English). Therefore, "Andrés nadó" accurately translates to "Andrés swam" in English.

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  • 25. 

    Marco y su amiga: hablar

    Correct Answer
    Marco y su amiga hablaron
    Explanation
    The given sentence "Marco y su amiga hablaron" is the correct answer because it is in the past tense and agrees with the subject "Marco y su amiga" (Marco and his friend). The verb "hablaron" is the correct conjugation of the verb "hablar" (to speak) for the subject "Marco y su amiga" in the past tense. Therefore, "Marco y su amiga hablaron" accurately expresses that Marco and his friend spoke in the past.

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